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Why do people insist that Exeggute is a bunch of seeds, and not eggs?

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2 years ago#1
Its name in all languages all involve eggs. It is the Egg Pokemon. It looks like a bunch of eggs, complete with cracks and egg whites spilling out. And yet there are people who insist that they are seeds.
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2 years ago#2
It's both, really.

But it's the same reason why people say Poliwrath isn't a frog, and that reason is because they're not very smart.
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2 years ago#3
Because Eggs are the Seeds of our future
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2 years ago#4
It's listed as an Egg Pokemon. It's eggs, I've never seen anyone call them seeds.

Poliwrath is not a frog. It is a Tadpole Pokemon. It says so in the Pokedex..
2 years ago#5
Maybe because they evolve into a tree, and not into some kind of bird. But like FuneralCake said, they're seeds that look like eggs. Or eggs that are seeds... lol
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2 years ago#6
Because eggs don't grow into trees which sprout more eggs. Seeds do.
But really, they're both, because Pokemon is trippy.
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2 years ago#7
sumuthergamer posted...
Because eggs don't grow into trees which sprout more eggs. Seeds do.


Remoras don't turn into Octopodes, either. Nor do Clams turn into Eels and Pipefish.
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2 years ago#8
It evolves into a coconut tree, and the Pokedex says that it's biologically more similar to plant seeds than eggs.

FireRed: Even though it appears to be eggs of some sort, it was discovered to be a life-form more like plant seeds.

Its design is based on eggs though.

It's both.
2 years ago#9
it's both a desert topping and a floor wax!
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2 years ago#10
Meta289 posted...
sumuthergamer posted...
Because eggs don't grow into trees which sprout more eggs. Seeds do.


Remoras don't turn into Octopodes, either. Nor do Clams turn into Eels and Pipefish.


Well, those don't have biological explanations as easy to think of. If they did, people would be saying them just as much.

But Pokemon aren't real. They are designed by the game creators. Seeing as exeggcute is grass type (which fits for seeds, not eggs) and how it evolves into a tree, it's obvious that the designer was thinking of both eggs AND seeds.

What a Pokemon is, is determined by the designer's intention in creating it. NOT real-world biology and taxonomy.
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